Thursday, June 15, the press service of the IDF, allowed to publish information about the fact that Cyprus passed a two-week large-scale exercises of Israeli troops.
The exercise was attended by soldiers of the brigade of special forces «Commando» special forces «Shaldag» rescue unit 669, the dog «Oenothera», the operators of the UAV unit «Rohva God», the soldiers of engineer troops «Jaalom» and about 150 pilots and technicians of the air force of the IDF. The exercise was conducted with the active assistance of the National guard of Cyprus.
The press service of the IDF reported that during the exercise simulated the transfer of large forces on the territory of a foreign state, landing behind enemy lines, fighting in unfamiliar territory, combat in built up areas, evacuation of wounded by helicopter, combat at high altitude above sea level, was tested the latest means of communication and exploration. Worked out logistics operations carried out far from Israel.
Note that brigade special forces «Commando» was established six years ago. It included included unit «Egoz», «Magland», «Duvdevan», «Rimon».
The brigade «Commando», which was established six years ago, entered the unit «Egoz», «Magland», «Duvdevan», «Rimon». The first commander of the «Commando» was a former special forces commander «Egoz» Colonel David Zini. Itself brigade assigned to division», Ibat ash», which, in addition it includes the airborne brigade of military service and two airborne brigade of reservists.
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